The North Carolina supergroup, “Sideline” will be appearing at the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD!
By: Jay Armsworthy, American Legion Post 238
Hughesville— March 2, 2020 — celebrating the 15th year of the Bluegrass concerts at the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD, promoter Jay Armsworthy has brought another award-winning group to Southern Maryland. “Sideline” Bluegrass band will be appearing on Sunday, March 22. Partnering with the Sons of the American Legion, the Legion Post 238 is located on the corner of MD Rt. 381 & 231 in Hughesville, MD. Doors open at Noon and the show starts at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $20.00 per person and children under 12 are admitted free with a paying adult.
Sideline is a six-piece powerhouse band whose style has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two decades. Founders Steve Dilling (banjo), Skip Cherryholmes (guitar) and Jason Moore (bass) can all claim their own historical significance to Bluegrass as members of highly awarded groups, multiple Grand Ole Opry appearances and years of national and international touring.
What started as a side project, an off-season fun experiment for these guys, soon moved them front and center and they became a full-time band of dream team players and singers, including their latest additions, Zack Arnold (mandolin), Jamie Harper (fiddle) and Jacob Greer (guitar). They began recording and in 2019, Sideline won the IBMA Song of the Year Award for their hit single, “Thunder Dan”. Sideline has released 5 national projects and records for the highly awarded Mountain Home Music Company based near Asheville, NC.
Whether live or in the studio, the sextet will provide you with hard-hitting, neo-traditional covers of classic songs to the new material, all by a band with a perfect sense of who they are and what they have to say. To listen to Sideline reminds the fan of why so many people fall in love with Bluegrass in the first place; pulse-pounding drive, songs are sung from the heart, perfected timing and dynamics as well as a deep feeling of emotion. Combine all this with their on-stage energy and finesse as well as their powerful and affecting harmonies, and you have the feeling of the North Carolina Bluegrass sound.
This show starts at 2:00 pm and the doors open at Noon. There will be food and beverages available for a separate price. To order tickets in advance, send a check or money order to Jay Armsworthy, P.O. Box 741, California, MD 20619. Tickets will be held at the door. Although not required, non-perishable food donations are accepted for the Helping Hands Food Pantry. For more information, go to www.americanlegionbluegass.com or call 301-737-3004.
The next show in the series will be: April 5, 2020, ~ closing out the season with a fairly new group, Seth Mulder & Midnight Run.
For more information on The American Legion Concerts: www.americanlegionbluegrass.com